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Steve Sloane

Partner

Fintech, SaaS, Supply Chain and Automation

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Steve is a partner at Menlo focused on investments in Menlo’s Inflection Fund, which targets fast-growing Series B/C companies at the verge of hyper-growth. His primary focus areas are supply-chain technologies (Enable, Scout, 6 River Systems, ShipBob, CloudTrucks, and Parade) and insurtech (Sidecar Health).

Steve joined the firm in 2015 as an associate, became a principal in 2017, and a partner in 2019. Prior to Menlo, Steve worked in growth-stage investing at Insight Venture Partners in New York and founded a YC-backed company in the social space. Steve graduated from Princeton University with bachelor’s degrees in both mechanical and aerospace engineering and a minor in robotics and intelligent systems. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, following the New York Giants, chasing around his toddler, and road biking.

Steve is a partner at Menlo focused on investments in Menlo’s Inflection Fund, which targets fast-growing Series B/C companies at the verge of hyper-growth. His primary focus areas are supply-chain technologies (Enable, Scout, 6 River Systems, ShipBob, CloudTrucks, and Parade) and insurtech (Sidecar Health).

Steve joined the firm in 2015 as an associate, became a principal in 2017, and a partner in 2019. Prior to Menlo, Steve worked in growth-stage investing at Insight Venture Partners in New York and founded a YC-backed company in the social space. Steve graduated from Princeton University with bachelor’s degrees in both mechanical and aerospace engineering and a minor in robotics and intelligent systems. In his free time, he enjoys skiing, following the New York Giants, chasing around his toddler, and road biking.

Investments

Our Portfolio
6_riverAcquired by Shopify
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6river.com

6 River Systems is a fulfillment solutions provider making warehouses more efficient with autonomous mobile robots and AI.

Milestones
  • 2015 Founded
  • 2018 Partnered, Series B
  • 2019 Acquired by Shopify
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chimebank.com

Chime helps members avoid bank fees, save money automatically, and lead healthier financial lives.

Milestones
  • 2012 Founded
  • 2018 Partnered, Series C
cloudtrucks
cloudtrucks
cloudtrucks.com

Cloudtrucks helps trucking owner-operators and small fleets source and instantly book loads, get paid faster, and streamline back office operations.

Milestones
  • 2019 Founded
  • 2021 Partnered, Series B
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enable
enable
enable.com

Enable is a collaborative B2B rebate management platform that makes it easy to manage and scale rebate programs.

Milestones
  • 2016 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series A
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observe-ai
observe-ai
observe.ai

Observe.AI transforms customer service experiences and improves agent performance by helping businesses analyze 100% of calls and streamline quality assurance workflows.

Milestones
  • 2017 Founded
  • 2020 Partnered, Series B
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parade
parade
parade.ai

Parade allows freight brokerages and 3PLs to move more freight, book loads faster, and grow their businesses.

Milestones
  • 2015 Founded
  • 2021 Partnered, Series A
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shipbob
shipbob
shipbob.com

ShipBob is a tech-enabled 3PL that offers simple, fast, and affordable e-commerce fulfillment for direct-to-consumer brands.

Milestones
  • 2014 Founded
  • 2018 Partnered, Series C
scoutAcquired by Workday
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workday.com

Scout RFP provides cloud-based strategic sourcing solutions that help companies streamline supplier selection, centralize data, and make more informed purchasing decisions, faster.

Milestones
  • 2013 Founded
  • 2017 Partnered, Series A
  • 2019 Acquired by Workday
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carta.com

Carta is a software platform for founders, investors, and employees to manage cap tables, equity, and ownership.

Milestones
  • 2012 Founded
  • 2017 Partnered, Series C
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Carta
Carta is a software platform for founders, investors, and employees to manage cap tables, equity, and ownership.
clarifai.com

Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels in visual recognition, solving real-world problems for businesses and developers alike.

Milestones
  • 2013 Founded
  • 2016 Partnered, Series B
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Clarifai
Clarifai is an artificial intelligence company that excels in visual recognition, solving real-world problems for businesses and developers alike.
clarifai
heap.io

Heap is a digital insights platform that combines quantitative and qualitative analytics for a 360º degree view of your customer journey.

Milestones
  • 2013 Founded
  • 2016 Partnered, Series A
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Heap
Heap is a digital insights platform that combines quantitative and qualitative analytics for a 360º degree view of your customer journey.
mealpal.com

MealPal offers a subscription service that makes lunch pickup from restaurants convenient and affordable.

Milestones
  • 2016 Founded
  • 2017 Partnered, Series B
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MealPal
MealPal offers a subscription service that makes lunch pickup from restaurants convenient and affordable.
rover.com

Rover connects dog and cat parents with loving pet sitters and dog walkers in neighborhoods across the US, Canada, UK, and Europe.

Milestones
  • 2011 Founded
  • 2014 Partnered, Series C
  • 2021 SPAC; NASDAQ: ROVR
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Rover
Rover connects dog and cat parents with loving pet sitters and dog walkers in neighborhoods across the US, Canada, UK, and Europe.
NASDAQ: ROVR
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sidecarhealth.com

Sidecar Health is a health insurtech solution that helps people get the health care they need with price transparency and direct payments for care.

Milestones
  • 2018 Founded
  • 2021 Partnered, Series C
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Sidecar Health
Sidecar Health is a health insurtech solution that helps people get the health care they need with price transparency and direct payments for care.
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truework.com

Truework is a one-stop platform that helps banks, lenders, and others verify income, employment, and other identity data.

Milestones
  • 2017 Founded
  • 2019 Partnered, Series A
Truework
Truework is a one-stop platform that helps banks, lenders, and others verify income, employment, and other identity data.